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Steffen Giessner

  • Prof.
  • Professor in Organisational Behaviour and Change
  • RSM Erasmus University
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Research interests

PowerMerger & AcquisitionOrganizational IdentificationLeadership

About

Steffen R. Giessner is Professor at the Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University. He holds a MSc in Psychology from the University of Kent at Canterbury, U.K. and a PhD in Psychology from the Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena, Germany. His research is located at the intersection of organizational and social psychology and is focused on employee support during organizational merger, follower's perceptions of leadership, antecedents of leader behavior, and non-verbal communication of power. He has authored or co-authored papers in the areas of social psychology, organizational behavior and management.

Co-authors (38)

Publications (5)

  • Eye Gaze and Head Posture Jointly Influence Judgments of Dominance, Physical Strength, and Anger

    • Toscano H
    • Schubert T
    • Giessner S
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  • Change commitment in low-status merger partners: The role of information processing, relative ingroup prototypicality, and merger patterns

    • Rosa M
    • Kavanagh E
    • Kounov P
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  • So close and yet so far away: A psychological distance account of the effectiveness of leader appeals

    • van Houwelingen G
    • Stam D
    • Giessner S
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  • The aura of charisma: A review on the embodiment perspective as signaling

    • Reh S
    • Van Quaquebeke N
    • Giessner S
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  • Mighty metaphors: Behavioral and ERP evidence that power shifts attention on a vertical dimension

    • Zanolie K
    • Dantzig S
    • Boot I
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Professional experience

Professor in Organisational Behaviour and Change

RSM Erasmus University

March 2015 - Present

Associate Professor in Organizational Behavior

Farmer School of Business, Miami University

November 2009 - February 2015(5 years)

Assistant Pofessor

Farmer School of Business, Miami University

October 2007 - October 2009(2 years)

Postdoctoral Fellow

Erasmus Research Institute of Management, Erasmus University

October 2004 - September 2007(3 years)

Education history

PhD

Friedrich Schiller University

June 2001 - September 2004(3 years)

Diplom Psychologie

Friedrich Schiller University

October 1996 - March 2002(5 years)

MSc Group Processes and Intergroup Relations

University of Kent at Canterbury

September 1999 - October 2000(a year)

Banker

Deutsche Bank AG

September 1994 - July 1996(2 years)